Day: November 19, 2023

HC questions legality of govt doctors’ private practice

The High Court on Tuesday asked the government to explain in four weeks the legality of the provisions that allowed private practice of doctors employed in the public health service. The bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader, after hearing a writ petition, also asked the government to constitute an independent …

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Writ seeks ban on pvt practice by physicians during duty hours

A writ was filed with the High Court on Monday seeking its directive to stop private practice by the physicians of government hospitals during their office hours, reports UNB. Five Supreme Court lawyers — Abdus Sattar Palwan, Salah Uddin Regan, Sujad Mia, Aminul Haq and Kawsar Uddin Mondal — filed the writ petition which is …

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Why are govt doctors allowed to practise privately: HC

The High Court yesterday directed the government to form an independent medical commission to frame a guideline for those state-appointed doctors who also run private medical practices. It also issued a rule asking the respondents to explain why the section of the relevant law that allows state-appointed doctors to run private medical practice beyond their …

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War Crimes: Verdict on ex-MP Shakhawat any day

Verdict on ex-MP Shakhawat any day The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 is set to deliver its verdict any day against nine people, including former BNP leader and Jamaat MP Maulana Shakhawat Hossain, in the cases for crimes against humanity committed during the country’s Liberation War in 1971. The three-member tribunal headed by Justice Anwarul Haque …

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Suspected war criminal Abed gets bail for medical treatment

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Thursday granted bail to suspected war criminal Abed Hossain for receiving medical treatment. The suspect is Abed Hossain, 62, son of Abu Tayed, from Bobra union at Baliadangi in Thakurgaon. According to the tribunal order, the accused would have to stay at the addresses in Dhaka and he would …

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